Question about Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1 GB) MP3 Player (MA564LL/A)

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Downloading to iPod Shuffle 2G

I just got my iPod a few days ago and feel like a real dummy.   My iTunes is updated as well as Safari.   I downloaded some podcasts from iTunes into the iTunes window on the right.  Now I have no idea how to get them to my iPod!!   I plugged it in and double clicked the podcast.  All that did was cause it to play on my computer.   I read in the manual that I have to select podcast in the source window which I did and then click the contents tab.  I can't  find a contents tab.
Also, in another place it says (to manually load it) in iTunes, select your library or a playlist in the Source pane (how do you get it into the source pane on the left?).  Drag the song or other item to the iPod shuffle in the Source pane. 
You can also drag entire playlists to load them onto iPod shuffle.

I know it will be simple once I understand the directions.  I think it's fully charged.  I charged it for a long time.   Sometimes I get a green light and sometimes it's orange.   From what I've read, I can pretty much ignore the lights as they are not always right.

Thank you in advance.


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Re: Downloading to iPod Shuffle 2G

Alright u can see AUTO FILL tab on the i-pod screen its in the bottom left corner>and change the folder or file name and click on the auto fill that will work rate me solved if its helps thx

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What I would do is try downloading the newest version of Itunes. That should work or you can try and restoring it. If you want to try that route here is how t do it:

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